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Specifications

Standards

Eaton's Cooper Power series reclosers are designed and tested in accordance with the following ANSI standards: C37.60 and C37.85 and ANSI Guide C37.61

Ratings

  WE and VWE
WVE27 and VWVE27
VWVE38X
WV38X
Nominal system voltage (kV)
2.4-14.4 24.9 24.9-34.5 24.9-34.5
Maximum rated voltage (kV) 
15.5 27 38 38
Rated impulse withstand voltage (BIL) (kV crest)
110 125 VWVE27
150 WVE27
150 170
60 Hz withstand voltage (kV rms)
Dry, one minute
50 60 70 70
Wet, ten seconds
45 50 60 60
Rated maximum continuous current (A)
560 560 560 560
Phase-to-phase closing coil operating voltages ±15% (kV)
2.4, 3.3, 4.16-4.8, 6.0, 7.2-8.32, 11.0, 12.0-13.2, 14.4, 17.0, 20.0, 23.0-24.9, 34.5
Low-voltage closing coils operating voltage (Vdc)
48, 125, 250 (requires either low-voltage DC or low-voltage AC closing accessory)

Interrupting ratings - Phase and ground trip

  Nominal voltage (kV)
Interrupting rating (rms sym Amps)
W
4.8 12000
8.32 10000
14.4 10000
VWE
14.4 12000
WVE27
24.9 8000
VWVE27
24.9 12000
WVE38X
34.5 800
VWVE38X
34.5 12000

Duty cycle

  % of interrupting rating
Number of unit operations
Maximum circuit X/R value
WE
15-20 28 3
45-55 20 7
90-100 10 14
  Total 58  
WVE27
15-20 28 4
45-55 20 8
90-100 10 15
  Total 58  
WVE38X
15-20 28 4
45-55 20 8
90-100
10 15
  Total 58  
VWE
15-20 88 4
45-55
112 8
90-100
32 15
  Total 232  
VWVE27
15-20 88 4
45-55
112 8
90-100
32 15
  Total 232  
VWVE38X
15-20 88 4
45-55
112 8
90-100
32 15
  Total 232  

Options

  • Multi-ratio bushing current-sensing transformers factory-installed on load-side bushings 2, 4 and 6
  • 600:5 multi-ratio bushing current transformers for field installation
  • Hardware (service-related)
    • Manual closing tool: de-energized recloser; factory installed
    • T-handle manual closing tool; de-energized recloser 
    • Oil-level sight gauge; factory-installed
  • Low-voltage closing and transfer switch; factory-installed
    • Low voltage DC closing
    • Low-voltage AC closing
  • Bushings and terminals; factory-installed (set of six)
    • Flat-pad terminals, two-hole
    • Flat-pad terminals, four-hole
    • Stud terminals, 1-1/8-12 UNF-2A
  • Mounting equipment
    • Substation mounting equipment
      • Basic mounting frame
        • Mounting brackets
        • Single-size control and/or meter trough
        • Double-size control and/or meter trough
        • Single- or double-size control on load-side of frame
      • Removable tank-lifting windlass for frame
    • Pole-mounting equipment
      • Frame with load- and source-side arrester brackets
      • Single-pole mounting hanger
      • End-mounted pole hanger
      • Surge arrester mounting brackets
        • Inboard (source)
        • Outboard (load)
      • Tank-lifting windlass for single-pole hanger
  • Continuous current accessory; factory-installed
    • 800 amp continuous current capability on recloser without accessory BCTs
    • 800 amp continuous current capability on recloser equipped with accessory BCTs
  • Factory assemblies and kits
    • Reclosers can be factory-assembled in mounting frames
    • External meters can be factory-wired
    • Wiring kits are available for field installation of inter-accessory wiring